Lady G's secret Meatball recipe & other cool tibits...
From Lady GaGa..
She takes Italian pomodoro tomatoes ("the ones that have long stems"), slices and cores them and sears them in a pan with salt and pepper. To this base she adds star anise and fennel, which she tears by hand, and mixes the ingredients until they're "pasty." She then adds "a ton of olive oil," thyme, basil, a bay leaf and the fragments of a garlic clove she "smacks" with her hand on the table. That's her secret? "Well it's not a secret anymore!" Gaga laughed.
Advice from Lady G:
"To any little sweethearts that are listening - don't touch cocaine, it's the devil."
Lady G and $$$:
Gaga insists that she doesn't "give a f--- about money at all," mentioning that she's just happy she can afford her $1,100 a month apartment. In fact, according to Mother Monster herself, the only things that she's bought with her money are heart surgery and a car for her dad.
The Edge of Glory song was inspired by Lady G's Grandparents Love:
...on the day her grandfather died: She said to her father, "Grandpa's about to cross over into his glorious moment. It's hard now because he's on the edge." And: "When my grandma was saying goodbye [to my grandfather], there was something so intense that happened for me that I saw ... as sad as the moment was, they both were acknowledging that they had really won in life because they had each other.
*Makes me love the song even more!
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